Qingdao, China - Peoples Republic of
AEGIS-EQUIPPED US NAVY WARSHIP VISTS QINGDAO OF CHINA.
The AEGIS-equipped USS Chancellorsville passes a Chinese submarine as Admiral Thomas Fargo, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, arrives at the port of Qingdao, Shandong province on a visit, August 2, 2000. U.S. President George W. Bush has turned down a request from Taiwan, at least for now, to sell the advanced Aegis weapons system, a senior congressional aides said April 23, 2001. Washington would sell Taiwan four Kidd Class destroyers, eight submarines and 12 P-3 anti-submarine aircraft.